vertebral arch


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vertebral arch

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Noun1.vertebral arch - a structure arising dorsally from a vertebral centrum and enclosing the spinal cordvertebral arch - a structure arising dorsally from a vertebral centrum and enclosing the spinal cord
centrum - the main body of a vertebra
arch - a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
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Besides short-segment transpedicular screw system internal fixation, patients in the test group were inserted with needles at unilateral or bilateral pedicle of vertebral arch and installed with pedicle screws.
spondyloptosis) Etiologic (Wiltse (3)) classification * Type 1: Dysplastic Congenital defect of the neural arch * Type 2: Isthmic Pars interarticularis defect (3 subtypes) a) Stress (fatigue) fracture (most common type, present in this case) b) Elongated pars c) Acute pars fracture * Type 3: Degenerative Facet joint osteoarthrosis * Type 4: Traumatic Acute fracture of the vertebral arch other than the pars * Type 5: Pathological Insufficiency fracture as a result of bone weakening diseases * Type 6: Iatrogenic Fracture secondary to spinal surgery such as laminectomy Table 2.
Cervical vertebral stenosis associated with a vertebral arch anomaly in the Basset Hound.
Many reports have shown abscess formation in vertebral arch, in spleen, in liver, in renal parenchyma etc.